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Listen Listen: An Introduction to Sandy Denny

Sandy Denny: Listen Listen (Island IMCD 253)

Listen Listen
An Introduction to Sandy Denny
Sandy Denny

Island Records IMCD 253 (CD, UK, June 1999)

This is the new Sandy Denny compilation in the Island Records' “An Introduction to” series. It has 17 tracks all taken from her four Island solo albums, so it's a good companion to the new Island Records' Fairport compilations Meet on the Ledge - The Classic Years 1967-1975 and What We Did on Our Holidays - An Introduction to Fairport Convention.

All tracks are of excellent quality. There is no rare or previously unreleased material even if the sleeve notes credit the non-existent track 18 to Elford/Fraser; it seems that either Man of Iron or Here in Silence have been thrown out in the last minute.

The sleeve notes are by Patrick Humphries. The booklet pictures have appeared before in the 3 CD set from Hannibal.

Tracks

  1. Late November (4.28)
  2. Blackwaterside (Roud 312; Laws O1; Henry H811) (4.15)
  3. Next Time Around (4.26)
  4. Wretched Wilbur (2.38)
  5. The North Star Grassman and the Ravens (3.27)
  6. It'll Take a Long Time (5.14)
  7. Listen, Listen (3.59)
  8. The Lady (4.01)
  9. The Music Weaver (3.18)
  10. Solo (4.24)
  11. Like an Old Fashioned Waltz (4.09)
  12. Dark the Night (4.27)
  13. No End (6.36)
  14. One Way Donkey Ride (3.38)
  15. I'm a Dreamer (4.49)
  16. All Our Days (7.29)
  17. No More Sad Refrains (2.51)

All tracks Sandy Denny except
Track 2 trad. arr. Sandy Denny

Tracks 1-5 are from The North Star Grassman and the Raven
Tracks 6-10 are from Sandy
Track 11-13 are from Like an Old Fashioned Waltz
Tracks 14-17 are from Rendezvous